Eric Holder honor-bound to resign?
Attorney general under fire
- Duration 3:37
- Date Jun 23, 2012
Attorney general under fire
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Searching for answers in operation fast and furious this week to parents of murdered Border Patrol agent Brian Terry spoke out.
Against the White House an attorney general Eric Holder expressing their frustration with the lack of justice for their son.
If something that they don't want to the know and there's something.
That they're hard stuff.
They're their lives and are there after a -- when you feel like -- the TV through the front window because you get tired of hearing that constantly.
Lies that you know they are doing.
Well now stocks were special agent is calling for the attorney general's resignation.
George -- is the president of the national border control council and he joins us now -- morning George.
Good morning it's heartbreaking to hear the parents.
Who obviously have had no justice -- no closure I can imagine that it's demoralizing.
For all the Border Patrol agents yourself and all those that you represent and not being able to get answers.
For what happened here but how would Eric Holder resigning.
Help you get more answers.
Well it may not necessarily.
Get us the answers we need but perhaps the person that'll be holding that position.
We'll deliver the materials that we need to get those answers because as it stands now he's not going to give us those answers.
But you believed that he knows.
Some saying that he's not telling you what is that.
But that's the million dollar question.
Obviously those documents.
Holds the information.
That the reform and oversight committee are seeking.
That's the reason that Obama administration came out what this executive privilege the answers that we need.
To find out who's at fault to hold those parties responsible.
Are in those documents.
If it turns out from the investigation that this was all just some sort of hare brained scheme by the head of the Tucson ATF bureau.
Is that end up satisfying.
It it would ultimately all that we're seeking are the answers that's what the -- families seeking.
That's what we're seeking and the attorney general's not cooperating and giving those answers.
What are your Border Patrol agents saying about this case and investigation.
Well they're pissed off it's a year and a half into this investigation.
And if it were any of us.
We will be brought up on charges and -- -- -- Proposed termination for conducting ourselves in this investigation the same way the attorney general us.
And the fact that no one.
Has been fired and -- at one of your arm was murdered how can you make sense of that.
As long as -- in his bureaucracy as long as I have been and it's really not a surprise.
It's just a shame that it continues.
Year after year after year there somebody responsible.
They need to be held accountable it's pretty simple for us.
He cities like -- -- holder to do four things.
One of them is resigned what else you looking for.
We're looking for sincere apology to the Terry family.
We're looking at it -- over all the relevant documents.
We're also looking for him to answer all the questions honestly and truthfully.
Today I don't believe that he's done that and the fourth step as you stated is for him to resign his post as attorney general.
-- recovered -- the president of the national Border Patrol council thanks so much for coming in with your perspective.